BOLA – Morocco will host the Club World Cup (FIFA)

Morocco will host the next edition of the Club World Cup, again in the seven-team format. The competition, which will take place from 1 to 11 February, is one of the latest of the current model, with FIFA planning a new format, for 2025, in a sort of championship over the space of a month … Read more

THE BALL – José Mourinho: was it written in the stars? (Selection)

With the departure of Fernando Santos, according to data collected by A BOLA, José Mourinho is the strongest hypothesis for the succession in the post of national coach. The 59-year-old coach has a contract with Roma until 2024, so the arrival of the A special in command of Portugal should be through an agreement between … Read more

THE BALL – Official: Real Madrid guarantee the pearl of Abel Ferreira (Palmeiras)

Endrick will be a Real Madrid player from June 2024. Real Madrid released a statement this Thursday, confirming the signing of the 16-year-old striker, who plays for Palmeiras, coached by Abel Ferreira. “Real Madrid, Palmeiras, Endrick and his family have reached an agreement whereby the player will be able to join Real Madrid when he … Read more

THE PALLO – Mbappé leaves a message to his “brother” Hakimi (France)

Kylian Mbappé left a moving message to Achraf Hakimi, his great friend and teammate at PSG, after France beat Morocco (2-0) in the semi-finals of the World Cup. After 90 minutes as opponents, they gave a long hug at the end and the Frenchman then left the right-back a message on social media. “Second consecutive … Read more

A BOLA – Deschamps refuses to face the possible return of Benzema (France)

Although Karim Benzema left the France international before the first match, due to injury, the striker remains registered for the World Cup and speculation arose this Wednesday that he could return to play in the final. Asked about it, coach Didier Deschamps, who had already canceled the match a few days ago (see attached news), … Read more

THE BALL – The Spaniards anticipate (again) that Benzema will be back in selection for the final (France)

If the French side beat the Moroccan side and secure a presence in the World Cup final, Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) could return to the squad, after sitting out through injury, according to Mundo Deportivo. According to the newspaper, Benzema has already recovered and has Real Madrid’s authorization to travel to Qatar. Recall that France … Read more

THE BALL – Rúben Amorim plans a game with SC Braga and leaves a guarantee (Sporting)

Statements by Rúben Amorim, coach of Sporting, after the 5-0 victory over Marítimo, for the League Cup, which marked the presence of the lions in the quarter-finals of the competition. «Obviously scoring early helps, everything becomes easier, the team is more at ease in the game. It was a difficult game for Marítimo, who in … Read more

A BOLA – Fernando Madureira calls for the resignation of FPF officials (video) (Portugal)

Through a video shared on his personal account on the Instagram social network, Fernando Madureira, well-known leader of FC Porto’s main cheerleader, Super Dragões, did not mince words in his assessment of the work of the Portuguese Football Federation after the fall of Portugal, in i quarters at the end, at the foot of Morocco. … Read more

LA PALLA – David Neres injury: the state of play (Benfica)

David Neres’ farewell, with remonstrances, during the second half of the match against Sevilla, hinted at the possibility of a muscle problem in his left leg, a scenario which, for now, seems out of the question. The Brazilian sustained a trauma in the left calf area, was in pain and asked to be replaced 32 … Read more

IL PALLA – Perisic thanks Neymar for taking care of his son (Brazil)

Ivan Perisic, the Croatian winger, left a message to Neymar on social media this Sunday, thanking the Brazilian forward for the affection shown with his son Leo. “Thanks Neymar. It meant a lot to him. It should be remembered that Brazil were eliminated from the World Cup by Croatia, on penalties, and after the final … Read more